stick bar and cones, could be rolled into the financing of the tow truck. Additionally, Shane Coleman of ERSCA noted that making a safety package standard equipment on a tow truck helps to lower costs since it’s based on higher volume. All told, the towing industry still has much work ahead of it to reduce risks for operators. The Commission’s immediate goal is to establish a Roadside Safety protocol for tow operators by the yearend and ultimately minimize the number of towers’ lives lost to the Spirit Ride casket. Collapsible safety barrel by SafetyUp.
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